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Double lorgnette

Object Number: 
INV.7546ab
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Metal, glass
Dimensions: 
closed: 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 7 5/8 in. ( 1.3 x 2.9 x 19.4 cm )
Description: 
Double folding lorgnette with elaborately molded white metal handle with foliate decoration; handle houses two pairs of spectacles of varying strengths, both with white metal frames; spectacles have oval lenses connected by "K" shaped nosepiece; spur on top of left lens frame serves as handle for pulling spectacles from inside handle. Loop at base of handle to attach chain; separate chain (b) made up of metal links and clear glass beads with metal frames.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group